Current Issue
September, 2020

  • Vol. 23 No. 03
Original Article
  • Performance Evaluation of STANDARD F Strep A Ag FIA for Diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Seon A Jo, Sang Hyuk Ma, Seungjun Lee, Sunjoo Kim


    Background: Pharyngitis is one of the most common conditions encountered in primary health care facilities. Accurate differentiation of group A streptococcus ...

  • Performance of Modified-EUCAST Rapid Direct Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing on Clinical Urine Samples

    Justin Mugiraneza, Mijung Kwon, Daewon Kim, Sang-Guk Lee, Hyukmin Lee, Dongeun Yong


    Background: The rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) performed on urine samples would guide the adequate choice of antibiotics for obtaining ...

  • Evaluation of the Performance of ASTA MicroIDSys, a Novel Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry System, in Identification of Bacterial Clinical Isolates

    Changseung Liu, Eunjung Lee, Dokyun Kim, Seok Hoon Jeong


    Background: We evaluated the performance of ASTA MicroIDSys (ASTA, Korea) and Bruker Biotyper (Bruker Daltonics, Germany) systems ...

Case Report
  • Isolation of Carnobacterium divergens from Blood Culture in Korea : A Case Report and Literature Review

    In Hwa Jeong, Gyu Dae Ahn, Namhee Kim, Kyung Hee Kim, Sang Dong Shin, Jin Yeong Han, Gwang Sook Woo


    Carnobacterium is a genus of gram-positive bacilli belonging to the family Lactobacillaceae. Generally, Carnobacterium species are ...

  • A Case Report of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Fungemia in a Premature Infant Following Probiotic Treatment

    Jaewoong Lee, Hyunjung Kim, Hae Kyung Lee, Yeon-Joon Park


    Probiotics are used to restore and maintain the healthy intestinal microflora. Although Saccharomyces cerevisiae (SC) is considered as a non-pathogenic yeast ...

Book Review
  • Translation and Publication of the Book, "One Health: People, Animals, and the Environment"

    Young Ah Kim, Hyunsoo Kim, Chulhun L. Chang


    The Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19), which emerged as pneumonia from an unknown agent for the first time at the end of 2019, has dramatically ...